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Published on June 30, 2016

LiveNow: Stay Hydrated With Water

This month’s challenge is to drink more water. Water is important in keeping your body working well. It can affect everything from memory and brain function to energy levels and your gastrointestinal system.

This month try to drink more water and fewer sugary drinks. Recommended water intake varies according to a number of factors including age and gender. A popular and easy-to-remember guideline is to drink 8 glasses by 8 p.m. The Institute of Medicine recommends that women get 91 ounces of water daily from beverages and foods while men get 125 ounces.

So step up to the challenge to stay hydrated this summer and beyond. It does a body good.

Stay tuned for more tips throughout the month and check Pinterest for more tips and recipes.

Live Better. Live Balanced. Avera.

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